Three Year Anniversary
The day has finally come~
As I suspected all along, my record for watching current anime is downright awful. In the past year I tried to watch a grand total of 5 current shows: 3 of them I dropped (No. 6, Mawaru Penguindrum, Guilty Crown), one I finished (Dantalian no Shoka) and I’m on course to finish the fifth one (Persona 4). Also, the one popular manga I was consistently reading and blogging (Soul Eater) got me really bored and I had to drop it. I’m still following Franken Fran and Ikki Tousen but I hardly ever post on those. I don’t think it’s lack of focus so much as a budgetary issue. I’m talking about my mental budget. If it doesn’t really grapple me and force me to submit quickly, I can’t allot any cranial space for it 😉
The highlight for me this year was watching and blogging the Galaxy Railways franchise, Revolutionary Girl Utena, REDLINE and live-action Yamato.
I hope that in this blog’s 4th year I will get to see at least one of the pending Leiji Matsumoto projects come to fruition. He owes us a CG animation project (Harlock), a live-action film (Maetel) and a brand-new OVA series.
SIDEBAR PROJECTS UPDATE:
1) Holometabolism – I just started a new series on that site: my translations from Quevedo’s ( a 17th cent. Spanish thinker) Remedies against any Fortune, where he teaches us the right attitude toward horrible things like dying, losing friends and family, and being tossed out of your country. If it sounds depressing, well, that’s because it is, but it’s also very beautiful.
2) Sinduin Saga – The story’s 24 chapters strong now, and it’s about to get ridiculously complicated. EXCELLENT.
3) Kayui Inu Subs – OK, this one isn’t going anywhere. After finding out that Utada MVs were being taken down from YouTube, I subtitled a song and uploaded it with a jpeg background. My compromise wasn’t accepted, the thing was taken down. Then some days later my subbed Shiina MV was taken down as well. I can’t find any motivation to upload stuff because I figure it’ll get taken down. Do watch my two subbed clips of the Warau Inu comedy show..before they get taken down too!
ALSO, go and check out the Gun Frontier manga over at the Red Rabbits. If the crimson floppy ears see (hear?) a lot of support they might come up with new projects… And look for past chapters in the Rabbit Reich.
FINALLY, let me thank everyone who reads the blog and those who comment as well!!!